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Posted in thread: Almost no Hot water in shower on 03-11-2013 at 01:45 PM
Not quite, time to pick out new tile and fixtures.Too true - We've got the fixtures picked out,
some are here others are not. Still loads to do...
Posted in thread: Making patio bigger: ISO semi-permanent solutions on 03-11-2013 at 12:47 PM
Cement pavers - something like a tile but typically 2"-4" thick.You might be able to find some
free off of craigslist - or buy them. Cheapest is to just add the ares you want with free ones,
Posted in thread: Rough in? on 03-06-2013 at 12:39 AM
I once build out a wall 3" and put a nice shelf behind the toilet. Worked well and looked nice.
Not sure it was that much less work than moving the drain.
Posted in thread: Almost no Hot water in shower on 03-06-2013 at 12:17 AM
OK - the job progresses. The Hot water pipes were clogged with so much rust and crud that I
could hardly believe that any water was getting out at all. Removing the galvanized (only the
parts that wer...
Posted in thread: Almost no Hot water in shower on 02-12-2013 at 10:41 PM
Sorry I missread the first post. Change to a single lever from the front and use a plate that
covers the old holes If you have 2" of access you can use pex and connect to the new copper you
Posted in thread: Almost no Hot water in shower on 02-12-2013 at 10:38 PM
I had a similiar problem years ago. When I took down the 1/2" galvanized line it was so full of
corrosion and crap I was amazed any water got through it. I could not see a hole. A fifty year
Posted in thread: Almost no Hot water in shower on 02-10-2013 at 07:24 PM
Well - most of the rest of the house has been re-plumbed already. Perhaps that's why I'm broke
and did not particularly want to rip out these walls just yet. I do intend to remodel that
whole bath but...
Posted in thread: Almost no Hot water in shower on 02-10-2013 at 05:27 PM
I have a 1930's house. This shower was added a little bit later. All of the plumbing involved
here is galvanized and at least 50 years old. Here is the shower - hot water full open: cold
water in the...
Posted in thread: Help Identifying Bathtub Faucet on 01-09-2013 at 12:16 AM
Go to a "real" plumbing store. Not a box store. They will help you there with everything you
need especially including knowledge which they will charge you almost nothing for. I'm certain
you can fix ...
Posted in thread: Help! I need a temporary door! on 01-09-2013 at 12:09 AM
its a folding door that folds into itself about 5 times and its made of a plastic type of
fabric, Lee - do you mean something like this? I'm not a big fan of putting more PVC into my
living space - y...